April 27, 1932 - July 28, 2017
Ralph L. Orahood, 85 of Cable, Ohio went home to be with the Lord, Friday, July 28, 2017 in Mercy Memorial Hospital, Urbana, Ohio.
He was born April 27, 1932 in North Lewisburg, Ohio the son of the late Perry and Helen (Guy) Orahood.
He was a graduate of North Lewisburg High School. Ralph was a member of Kennard Church of the Nazarene and loved serving the Lord.
He retired from Seimens in Urbana and after retirement he worked at Champaign Landmark/Heritage.
He enjoyed farming and traveling to Holmes County. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.
Ralph is survived by his children, Mildred (James) Gebele, David (Matilda) Orahood and John (Carla) Orahood; his grandchildren, Benjie, Chat, Amy, Jimmy and Darci, great grandchildren, Jason, Zack, Dalton, Andrew, Emma and Zane; his sister, Mary Lou Hildreth, several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Mary Orahood.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Marjorie (Leopard) Orahood, a grandson, Nicholas Orahood, and his siblings, Raymond Orahood, Ivalou Carter and Ruth Hildreth.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017 in the Kennard Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Stephen Anstine officiating.
Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg. Serving as pall bearers, Chat, Benjie, Jason, Todd, Ryan, Dalton and Zack.
Memorial contributions may be to the Kennard Church of the Nazarene, 831 Lone Rise Dr. W, Marysville, OH 43040.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com